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Drake Troutman Dominates UMP Modified Winternationals Opener at East Bay

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Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing  DIRTcar.com CLEAN SWEEP: Troutman Dominates UMP Modified Winternationals Opener at East Bay Troutman now atop Florida Speedweeks points standings with 10 races remaining TAMPA, FL – Jan. 31, 2023 – Three races into Drake Troutman’s DIRTcar UMP Modified tenure with Jerry Foster Racing, and it’s already paying dividends. Troutman, the 17-year-old racer from Hyndman, PA, claimed victory on the opening night of UMP Modified Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park with a clean sweep of the evening – turning the fastest lap of 59 cars in Qualifying, winning his Heat Race and the 25-lap Feature.…

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Davenport Collects First Lucas Oil Win of 2023 at Bubba

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Davenport Collects First Lucas Oil Win of 2023 at Bubba OCALA, Fla. (January 30, 2023) –  Jonathan Davenport regained the lead from Dennis Erb Jr. on lap 29 and then led the last 12 laps to win Monday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at Bubba Raceway Park. It was Davenport’s 66th career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win. Ashton Winger made a late-race charge to come home in second followed by Erb Jr. The remainder of the top five were Tyler Erb and Devin Moran. Davenport took the lead at the start of the race as Winger, who started…

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Lucas Lee Wins UMP Modified Winternationals Finale at North Florida

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Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing DIRTcar.com DITCH DUG: Lee Wins at North Florida, Breaks Winternationals Runner-Up Streak Lee takes UMP Modified Florida Speedweeks points lead from Tyler Nicely going into East Bay LAKE CITY, FL – Jan. 29, 2023 – After three runner-up finishes in his last four starts at North Florida Speedway, Lucas Lee is finally a Winternationals Feature winner. It was one he wanted bad after being passed late while leading on two occasions in this event in the last three seasons. But after 25 trips playing defense around the sandy, 3/8-mile oval, Lee’s bridesmaid curse was broken Sunday…

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Thornton Gets Redemption with Bubba Raceway Park Victory

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Thornton Gets Redemption with Bubba Raceway Park Victory OCALA, Fla. (January 29, 2023) – Ricky Thornton Jr. found redemption on Sunday night at Bubba Raceway Park - winning the 40-lap Winter Nationals main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The 32-year-old led the last 25 laps of the race to score his first win of the 2023 season after recording two runner-up finishes and a third-place finish at Golden Isles. With the win, Thornton becomes the third different winner in four events this season. Max Blair recorded his best career finish in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series by…

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Tyler Nicely Wins North Florida UMP Modified Winternationals Saturday

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Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing DIRTcar.com WINTER HEAT: Nicely Holds off Lee for North Florida Winternationals Victory Round 2/13 of UMP Modified Florida Speedweeks goes green Sunday LAKE CITY, FL – Jan. 28, 2023 – He won last year’s edition of Winternationals at North Florida Speedway, and now, Tyler Nicely has backed it up with his second win at the venue in two seasons. The opening round of UMP Modified Florida Speedweeks featured a classic battle between two of DIRTcar’s toughest heavyweights right on the front row. Defending Speedweeks champion Lucas Lee turned the fastest lap of the night…

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Overton Denies Thornton in Golden Isles Finale

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Overton Denies Thornton in Golden Isles Finale WAYNESVILLE, Ga. (January 28, 2023) – Brandon Overton utilized a last lap pass coming off turn number four to barely edge Ricky Thornton Jr. at the finish line. Overton earned a Golden Isles Speedway record $25,000 payday on Saturday night in the final night of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Super Clean Super Bowl of Racing - presented by ICON Electric Vehicles. Overton’s 0.056 seconds margin of victory at the finish line was one of the closest in series history. For the second night in a row Thornton suffered a late-race heartbreak to come…

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Anthony Sesely Becomes First Four-Time NAPA Auto Parts Atlantic City Indoor Race Gambler’s Classic Winner; Logan Crisafulli, Erick Rudolph, Danny Spellmon Race To Champ Kart, 600 Micro, Slingshot Feature Checkered Flags; Sesely Is TQ TC Cup Points Champion

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NEWS FROM LEN SAMMONS PRODUCTIONSINDOOR AUTO RACING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES FUELED BY VP RACING FUELSNAPA AUTO PARTS INDOOR AUTO RACE IN ATLANTIC CITYATLANTIC CITY, BOARDWALK HALL – JANUARY 27, 28, 2023 Anthony Sesely Becomes First Four-Time NAPA Auto Parts Atlantic City Indoor Race Gambler’s Classic Winner; Logan Crisafulli, Erick Rudolph, Danny Spellmon Race To Champ Kart, 600 Micro, Slingshot Feature Checkered Flags; Sesely Is TQ TC Cup Points Champion Atlantic City, NJ (Sat., Jan. 28) -  In front of a huge Boardwalk Hall crowd, Anthony Sesely raced to victory Saturday night in the NAPA Auto Parts Atlantic City Indoor Race Gambler’s…

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Andy Jankowiak Wins Thrilling Friday Night BELFOR Property Restoration Indoor Auto Racing Series Gambler’s Classic; Champ Karts, Slingshots, 600 Micros Complete Qualifying Races; Four Features Set For Saturday Night AC Finale

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NEWS FROM LEN SAMMONS PRODUCTIONSINDOOR AUTO RACING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES FUELED BY VP RACING FUELSNAPA AUTO PARTS INDOOR AUTO RACE IN ATLANTIC CITYATLANTIC CITY, BOARDWALK HALL – JANUARY 27, 28, 2023 Andy Jankowiak Wins Thrilling Friday Night BELFOR Property Restoration Indoor Auto Racing Series Gambler’s Classic; Champ Karts, Slingshots, 600 Micros Complete Qualifying Races; Four Features Set For Saturday Night AC Finale Atlantic City, NJ (Fri., Jan. 27) -   Andy Jankowiak became a three-time winner of the Gambler’s Classic Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget feature Friday night as part of the NAPA Auto Parts racing weekend inside historic Boardwalk Hall…

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Kyle Larson Wins Thriller at Golden Isles

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Kyle Larson Wins Thriller at Golden Isles WAYNESVILLE, Ga. (January 27, 2023) –  Kyle Larson won a thriller during Friday’s Super Clean Super Bowl of Racing - presented by ICON Electric Vehicles. Larson passed Ricky Thornton Jr. on lap 48 to win the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at Golden Isles Speedway. Thornton, who led laps 30-47 finished in second to earn his second straight Big River Steel Podium. Brandon Overton came home in third after leading the first 29 laps. Earl Pearson Jr. was fourth and Hudson O’Neal rounded out the top five. Overton was in control from the start of…

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Overton Claims Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Opener

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Overton Claims Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Opener WAYNESVILLE, Ga. (January 26, 2023) – Brandon Overton continued his mastery of Golden Isles Speedway – winning Thursday’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener. It was the Georgia native’s third consecutive Lucas Oil victory at the 4/10-mile oval after winning the final two nights of the Super Clean Super Bowl of Racing in 2022.   Overton held off a hard-charging Tim McCreadie on the final lap to secure his 15th career Lucas Oil win. McCreadie, the two-time and reigning Lucas Oil National Champion came from the tenth starting spot to finish…

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DIRTcar Pro Late Model Drivers Yarbrough, Carpenter, McIntosh, Weaver Win at Volusia

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Chris Anderson Photo Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing  DIRTcar.com Yarbrough, Carpenter, McIntosh, Weaver Win First Volusia Pro Late Model Features at Sunshine Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 20, 2023 – Deep in a field of 67 DIRTcar Pro Late Model drivers, four emerged victorious for the first time in their careers at Volusia Speedway Park Friday night. Austin Yarbrough, Freddie Carpenter, Donald McIntosh and Randy Weaver were the victors of their respective Qualifying Features, each scoring a $1,500 paycheck and 75 points in the Sunshine Nationals event standings. Each of them are all in great shape to…

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Devin Moran Scores Second Consecutive Sunshine Nationals Win at Volusia

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Mike Warren, World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws worldofoutlaws.com/latemodels/. DEVIN'S DEJA VU: Devin Moran Scores Second Consecutive Sunshine Nationals Win at Volusia Tim McCreadie, Ricky Thornton Jr. and Chris Madden score top five finishes for second straight night BARBERVILLE, FL – January 20, 2023 – Devin Moran delivered history Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park. The Dresden, OH native became the first driver to win two Sunshine Nationals Features with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Series, sweeping the first two nights of the season-opening event. Moran said he could only describe…

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Grosso Takes Control of New Egypt Speedway

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Grosso Takes Control of New Egypt Speedway This past Monday, January 16th, the New Egypt Speedway began a new chapter in its storied history. Rick Grosso, Jr. signed a deal acquiring control of the central Jersey facility from Fred Vahlsing.  The agreement by Grosso puts the speedway back into the hands of the family that put it on the map 25 years ago when they rebuilt it into an award-winning dirt track.   “I am happy to announce that New Egypt is once again part of our family,” stated a happy Grosso after inking the deal. “We put a lot…

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Anthony Sesely Wins Thrilling Ironton Global Allentown Auto Indoor Auto Races; Faces Down Tyler Thompson In Fierce Battle; Tyler Brown Takes Champ Karts, Scott Neary Slingshot Victor

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Pete MacDonald Photo NEWS FROM LEN SAMMONS PRODUCTIONSINDOOR AUTO RACING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES FUELED BY VP RACINGALLENTOWN, PA – ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – TRENTON, NJ Anthony Sesely Wins Thrilling Ironton Global Allentown Auto Indoor Auto Races; Faces Down Tyler Thompson In Fierce Battle; Tyler Brown Takes Champ Karts, Scott Neary Slingshot Victor Allentown, PA (Sat., Jan. 7) – Anthony Sesely raced to his sixth career TQ Midget win in the Indoor Auto Racing Championship Fueled by VP Series opener Saturday night inside the PPL Center in a thrilling feature that had the arena fans on their feet for most all of…

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Tyler Thompson, Ryan Flores & Anthony Sesely Win Spectacular Friday Allentown TQ Triple Twenties; Champ Kart, Slingshot Mains Taken By Mike Perry, Brian Smith

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NEWS FROM LEN SAMMONS PRODUCTIONSINDOOR AUTO RACING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES FUELED BY VP RACING FUELSALLENTOWN, PA – ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – TRENTON, NJEvent Promoter: Len Sammons @ 609 888 3618Photo Credit: Pete MacDonald, Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series  Tyler Thompson, Ryan Flores & Anthony Sesely Win Spectacular Friday Allentown TQ Triple Twenties; Champ Kart, Slingshot Mains Taken By Mike Perry, Brian Smith Allentown, PA (Jan. 6, 2023) -   Tyler Thompson, Ryan Flores and Anthony Sesely were the winners of the Ironton Auto Body Triple Twenties of the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels TQ Midget features Friday night…

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Big Star: Kofoid Wins Thirteen, Prevails Once Again at Merced

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DB3 Inc. Photo BIG STAR: KOFOID WINS THIRTEEN, PREVAILS ONCE AGAIN AT MERCED  By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaMerced, California (November 23, 2022)………When all else fails, head to the top!Buddy Kofoid successfully put this theory to the test en route to victory during Wednesday night’s penultimate round of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season at California’s Merced Speedway.After making a charge from 14th to 2nd one night prior at Merced, the prevailing thought became ‘What could he have done if he started closer to the front?’At first glance, Wednesday’s third place starting position for Kofoid seemed to…

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Macedo Makes it a First at Merced, Kofoid Clinches USAC Midget Title

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Rich Forman Photo MACEDO MAKES IT A FIRST AT MERCED,KOFOID CLINCHES USAC MIDGET TITLE By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaMerced, California (November 22, 2022)………An Australian team, a New Zealand chassis and an American driver.Those three ingredients combined to make up the perfect formula for Carson Macedo’s first career USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship feature victory on Tuesday night at California’s Merced Speedway.Macedo had run a full season of USAC National Midgets in 2016 where he captured Rookie of the Year honors. That same season, the Lemoore, Calif. native collected a USAC Midwest Regional Midget title as well.For this year’s…

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Ethan Dotson Dominates Ninth Annual Reutimann Memorial Finale at Volusia

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Dave Shank Photo Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit to DIRTcar Racing and a link to DIRTcar.com DOUBLE ZERO DELIGHT: Dotson Dominates Ninth Annual Reutimann Memorial Finale at Volusia BARBERVILLE, FL – Nov. 19, 2022 – One start, one win. Not a bad record at Volusia Speedway Park for one of DIRTcar UMP Modified racing’s newest breakout racers, Ethan Dotson. After breaking an 11-year-old track record in Qualifying Friday night, Dotson continued his display of speed into Saturday night, taking the lead five laps into the 50-lap Feature and driving the rest of the way unchallenged to secure the $7,000 check and his first…

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Buddy’s Town: Kofoid Scores Home Track Victory at Hangtown Night Two

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Rich Forman Photo BUDDY’S TOWN: KOFOID SCORES HOME TRACK VICTORY AT HANGTOWN NIGHT TWO By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaPlacerville, California (November 18, 2022)………Buddy Kofoid makes no bones about it. He wanted to be the one to deliver Keith Kunz Motorsport its record-breaking 134th USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship entrant victory.However, a full day later, Kofoid took solace in his performance during Friday’s night two of the Hangtown 100 Presented By Matt Wood Racing at Placerville (Calif.) Speedway.The Penngrove, Calif. native took control on lap four and led the remaining 27 laps to earn his 11th series triumph of…

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McKenzie, Neiheiser, Dotson, Winger Win Reutimann Memorial Showdowns at Volusia

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Dave Shank Photo Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing DIRTcar.com TICKETS PUNCHED: McKenzie, Neiheiser, Dotson, Winger Win Reutimann Memorial Showdowns at Volusia Fifty-lap, $7,000-to-win finale goes green Saturday night on DIRTVision BARBERVILLE, FL – Nov. 18, 2022 – In a field 54 cars deep, 20 of the best DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers at Volusia Speedway Park are now locked into Saturday night’s main event – the ninth annual Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial. Four individual, 15-lap Showdown Features hit the track Friday night after a round of Qualifying laps, locking the top-five finishers into the Feature and taking…

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Record Breaker: Kunz is USAC Midgets’ Winningest Entrant After Carrick’s Victory at Placerville

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DB3 Inc. Photo RECORD BREAKER:KUNZ IS USAC MIDGETS’ WINNINGEST ENTRANTAFTER CARRICK’S VICTORY AT PLACERVILLE By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaPlacerville, California (November 17, 2022)………No individual or team has been more synonymous with winning USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature events in this era than Keith Kunz Motorsports.When Tanner Carrick crossed the finish line at the conclusion of Thursday night’s Hangtown 100 Presented By Matt Wood Racing opener at California’s Placerville Speedway, he delivered an all-time record victory for the Columbus, Indiana based team.Carrick (Lincoln, Calif.) led the final 29 laps of the 30-lap feature to give Kunz his 134th…

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T-Mez Sez Victory, Scores Bakersfield’s November Classic

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DB3 Inc. Photo T-MEZ SEZ VICTORY,SCORES BAKERSFIELD’S NOVEMBER CLASSIC By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaBakersfield, California (November 15, 2022)………Twenty-two years ago, a teenage Thomas Meseraull stood in victory lane at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway after winning his very first USAC-sanctioned feature race in the Western States Midget division.Twenty-two years later, the San Jose, Calif. native stood in the very same spot at Bakersfield’s 1/3-mile dirt oval as he did on that night in the year 2000, replicating the unwavering exuberance that has remained a constant throughout his career.It also produced the same sense of satisfaction. This time, it came on the national…

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GODOWN SCORES $20,000 VICTORY IN CAJUN SWING FINALE AT BOOTHILL

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 302.945.3206 Godown Survives Boothill ‘Gunslinger’ for $20,000 Payday Written by Cody Manmiller GREENWOOD, LA – Ryan Godown capped a banner year with another $20,000 payday on Saturday night, capturing the ‘Gunslinger 40’ at the Boothill Speedway, the finale of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet ‘Cajun Swing’ Presented By Wegner Automotive and the entire Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco 2022 season. The win was Godown’s second of the week, fifth of the season on the STSS tour and 13th of…

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SHEPPARD BACK ON TOP AT ARK-LA-TEX

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 302.945.3206 Back on Top: Sheppard Back in Victory Lane at Ark-La-Tex Speedway Written by Cody Manmiller VIVIAN, LA - After two weeks of what he described as a nightmare, Matt Sheppard returned to dominance on Thursday night, leading 32 of the 35 laps at the Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, La., on night three of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Cajun Swing Presented by Wegner Automotive for his 31st career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco victory. With the win, Sheppard…

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Sheppard Wins Ninth Title, Several New Contenders Step Up In 2022

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Michelina Friss, Super DIRTcar Series PR Coordinator Credit: Super DIRTcar Series  superdirtcarseries.com YEAR IN REVIEW: Sheppard Wins Ninth Title, Several New Contenders Step Up In 2022 Matt Sheppard wins ninth title, while a stellar rookie class showed high level of competitive potential CONCORD, NC (NOV. 10, 2022) – From February to November, the 2022 season for the Super DIRTcar Series produced a thrilling tour up and down the east coast. The season started in Florida with Jimmy Phelps earning his first Big Gator Championship and continued through New York and Pennsylvania until concluding in Charlotte where Matt…

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GODOWN & BACHETTI TOP STSS EVENTS AT ARK-LA-TEX

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 302.945.3206 Ryan Godown & Andy Bachetti Fire Off Ollie’s ‘Cajun Swing’ with Wednesday Victories Written by Cody Manmiller PETTY, TX – On the first completed night of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Ollie’s ‘Cajun Swing’ presented by Wegner Automotive, Ryan Godown and Andy Bachetti split feature victories on Wednesday evening at the Rocket Raceway Park, the first two STSS events completed in the state of Texas. Godown, who won the event held over from Tuesday and sits…

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Bacon Banks 20-Grand at Ovals, Grant Grabs USAC Sprint Title

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Rich Forman Photo BACON BANKS 20-GRAND AT OVALS,GRANT GRABS USAC SPRINT TITLE By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaPerris, California (November 5, 2022)………For Brady Bacon, winning four of the six Oval Nationals preliminary night features that have been held at California’s Perris Auto Speedway since 2019 was a nice feather to have in his cap.However, the biggest prize of them all had eluded the 32-year-old driver for, quite literally, half his life.Thirteen starts and sixteen years since his “Ovals” debut in 2006, Bacon had waited patiently for his time to finally arrive on championship night of the Heimark Anheuser Busch Budweiser…

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Sweet, Erb, Sheppard claim titles at World Finals in Charlotte

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Cristina Cordova, World of Outlaws PR Credit: World of Outlaws  worldofoutlaws.com CHAMPION CLASS ’22: Sweet, Erb, Sheppard claim titles at World Finals Dennis Erb Jr. claimed his first World of Outlaws title, while Brad Sweet and Matt Sheppard added to their resume CONCORD, NC (Nov. 5, 2022) – When the three champions raised their trophies to the painted background of fireworks and flames, two knew the routine while one experienced it for the first time. Brad Sweet claimed his fourth straight World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series title (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022), Matt Sheppard claimed…

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Mat Williamson Caps Off World Finals Week With Second Victory

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Michael Fry Photo Contact: Michelina Friss, Super DIRTcar Series PR Coordinator Credit: Super DIRTcar Series  superdirtcarseries.com BEST FOR LAST: Mat Williamson Caps Off World Finals Week With Second Victory While a mechanical issue took Matt Sheppard out of the race, he officially claimed his ninth Super DIRTcar Series title at the end of the night CONCORD, NC (NOV. 5, 2022) – Mat Williamson closed the World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte the same way he opened it – winning. The St. Catharines, ON driver gave his Canadian fans something to cheer for again Saturday night when…

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Jonathan Davenport Wins World Of Outlaws World Finals Finale

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Mike Warren, World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws  worldofoutlaws.com/latemodels/ SUPERMAN'S THUNDER: Jonathan Davenport Wins World of Outlaws World Finals Finale Dennis Erb Jr. officially clinches first World of Outlaws CASE Late Models title with third-place finish CONCORD, NC – November 5, 2022 – After two nights of the World of Outlaws World Finals, it appeared The Dirt Track at Charlotte was Jonathan Davenport’s kryptonite.  However, “Superman” proved that theory wrong Saturday night, flying past Hudson O’Neal on Lap 28 to score his fifth World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models win…

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Donny Schatz Goes Back-to-Back at Charlotte to Conclude 2022 World of Outlaws Season

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Contact: Brian Walker, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws  worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars/ Chris Owens Photo START-TO-FINISH: Donny Schatz Wins Season Opener & Season Finale in 2022 with World of Outlaws Brad Sweet and Kasey Kahne Racing  Clinch Fourth Consecutive World of Outlaws Championship CONCORD, NC - November 5, 2022 - The 2022 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series campaign will end exactly how it started - with Donny Schatz standing in Victory Lane. After topping the season-opening DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park in February, the 10-time Series champion also scored the season-ending World Finals…

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The Madman Cometh: Ballou Swipes Late-Race Victory at Ovals Night Two

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Rich Forman Photo THE MADMAN COMETH:BALLOU SWIPES LATE-RACE VICTORY AT OVALS NIGHT TWO By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaPerris, California (November 4, 2022)………During a red flag period 10 laps into Friday night’s feature event at California’s Perris Auto Speedway, Robert Ballou was feeling confident.Sitting third at the time, the Rocklin, Calif. native felt that he had a good enough car to, at least, run second.With that said, he wasn’t quite sold on whether another Oval Nationals prelim victory was within the realm of possibility on this night.In that particular moment, Ballou felt that then-race leader Kevin Thomas Jr. was the…

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Donny Schatz Dominates Charlotte for Familiar World Finals Win

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Contact: Brian Walker, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws and a link to worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars/ Chris Owens Photo LUCKY NUMBER 13: Donny Schatz Strikes Again in Charlotte, Takes World Finals Prelim Brad Sweet Extends Championship Lead Entering Saturday's Season Finale CONCORD, NC - November 4, 2022 - Where Donny Schatz is good, Donny Schatz is great. The 10-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion has proven that on multiple occasions in 2022 with the latest coming in Friday's Feature at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In his 60th start at the Concord, NC 4/10-mile, the Fargo, ND native…

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Mathieu Desjardins Claims First Super DIRTcar Series Win In Charlotte

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Contact: Michelina Friss, Super DIRTcar Series PR Coordinator Credit: Super DIRTcar Series superdirtcarseries.com Michael Fry Photo SECOND TO NONE: Mathieu Desjardins Claims First Super DIRTcar Series Win In Charlotte Canadian Mathieu Desjardins soared to the victory in his second Series Feature start on American soil CONCORD, NC (NOV. 4, 2022) – Next season, Mathieu Desjardins is set to take over the #37 Big Block from his teammate Paul St. Sauveur to run on the Super DIRTcar Series tour. If Friday night was a foreshadowing of what is to come, Desjardins has much to look forward to. Coming into the second night…

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This One’s For Ted: Bacon’s Triumph a Special One at Ovals Opener

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Rich Forman Photo THIS ONE’S FOR TED: BACON’S TRIUMPH A SPECIAL ONE AT OVALS OPENER By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaPerris, California (November 3, 2022)……… When Brady Bacon stands on the throttle, everybody soon takes notice.In a similar manner, the same could be said for Brady’s grandfather, Ted Bacon. When Ted spoke, everyone listened.Sadly, the words of the Bacon family’s racing patriarch fell silent on Tuesday morning when Ted passed away.Two days later, Brady strapped into a sprint car and ultimately pulled into victory lane on the opening night of the 26th Heimark Anheuser Busch Budweiser Oval Nationals at California’s Perris…

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Tanner English Wins at Charlotte, Nets First Career World Finals Victory

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Mike Warren, World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws and a link to worldofoutlaws.com/latemodels LIVEWIRE-TO-WIRE: English Wins at Charlotte, Nets First Career World Finals Victory Kentuckian clinches second in Series points and Rookie of the Year title CONCORD, NC – Nov. 3, 2022 – Tanner English’s third World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series Feature win of the season Thursday night was worth a lot more to he and his team than just another trophy in the cabinet. With his wire-to-wire victory in the 40-lap main event at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, English…

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Mat Williamson Scores Win On Night One Of World Finals At Charlotte

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Michelina Friss, Super DIRTcar Series PR CoordinatorCredit: Super DIRTcar Series  superdirtcarseries.com REDEMPTION AT THE DIRT TRACK: Mat Williamson Scores Win On Night One Of World Finals At Charlotte Mat Williamson edges out Ransomville Speedway rival for the win while Matt Sheppard inches closer to another Series title CONCORD, NC (NOV. 3, 2022) – They’ve raced against each other many times before on their home track of Ransomville Speedway. But tonight, when Mat Williamson and Erick Rudolph met each other on The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the World of Outlaws World Finals, it meant a little something…

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Wild Ending to World Finals Opener Swings in Favor of Shark Racing’s Logan Schuchart

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Chris Owens Photo Contact: Brian Walker, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars/ PAYING A DEBT: World Finals Finish Hands Redemption-Filled Victory to Logan Schuchart and Shark Racing Carson Macedo's Perfect Night Ruined by Nozzle Line Fitting with Two Laps Left at The Dirt Track at Charlotte CONCORD, NC - November 2, 2022 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte was quite cruel to Logan Schuchart and Shark Racing in 2021, but she's doing her best to mend that relationship and it started with Wednesday's win at the World Finals. After being stripped of not, but two victories on…

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Mike Marlar Opens World Of Outlaws World Finals With Victory

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Mike Warren, World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws  worldofoutlaws.com/latemodels/ A WARRIOR'S CALL: Mike Marlar Opens World of Outlaws World Finals with Victory Max Blair cuts Tanner English's lead to 18 points in race for Rookie of the Year  CONCORD, NC – November 2, 2022 – Mike Marlar clinched a World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models title at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in 2018. However, a World Finals victory had eluded the Winfield, TN driver. That changed Wednesday night, as the “Winfield Warrior” drove from ninth to first to earn his…

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MONEY MAT: WILLIAMSON CASHES IN FOR 25K PAYDAY AT GEORGETOWN

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 302.945.3206 Money Mat: Williamson $25,000 Richer After Georgetown Speedway Debut Written by Chris Moore GEORGETOWN, DE – Money Mat. Mat Williamson of St. Catharines, Ont., lived up to his moniker on Saturday night, claiming the ‘Melvin L. Joseph Memorial’ and the $25,000 top prize to go with. The win was his fourth career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco victory, and the second worth $25,000-plus. After a back-and-forth, see-saw battle with Mike Mahaney, Williamson emerged victorious, holding off Matt…

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Home Sweep Home: Swanson Delivers Western World Perfection for Team AZ at Cocopah

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Rich Forman Photo Home Sweep Home: Swanson Delivers Western World Perfection for Team AZ at Cocopah By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaSomerton, Arizona (October 29, 2022)………Perhaps it was an omen. Perhaps he had a statement to make. Perhaps it was simply his moment. Perhaps it was all of the above.But one night following a second-place qualifying run and a runner-up finish in the feature, Jake Swanson made certain that he was “the one” in all aspects during Saturday night’s 55th Annual Chapman Chevrolet of Yuma Western World Championships Presented by Yuma Insurance & Avanti.One couldn’t help but wonder if it was a harbinger…

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Record Year For World Short Track Championship Saw New, Historic Winners

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing  DIRTcar.com Record Year For World Short Track Championship Saw New, Historic Winners CONCORD, NC (Oct. 29, 2022) – The seventh annual World Short Track Championship saw more than 400 race cars, split between 10 divisions, produce three days of thrilling action.On Saturday, the prestigous short track event saw all 10 divisions crown 2022 champions at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Below is the recap for each Feature: PRO STOCK: Josh Coonradt captures first career Pro Stock Feature win at World Short Track Championship Josh Coonradt will have a little…

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Perrego, Sheppard & Friesen Top Mod Qualifiers; Bouc Friday Small-Block Star

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 302.945.3206 Perrego, Sheppard & Friesen Top Mod Qualifiers; Bouc Friday Small-Block Star Written by Chris Moore GEORGETOWN, DE – Three amigos. Anthony Perrego, Matt Sheppard, and Stewart Friesen claimed their 15-lap qualifiers on Friday night, setting the stage for the ‘Melvin L. Joseph Memorial,’ the finale of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco points season. The 40-lap shootout concludes the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series and the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region for the STSS big-block/small-block…

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“The Wait” is Lifted: Axsom Wins First USAC Sprint Race in 8th Months at Western World Night #1

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Rich Forman Photo “The Wait” is Lifted: Axsom Wins First USAC Sprint Race in 8th Months at Western World Night #1 By: Richie Murray – USAC MediaSomerton, Arizona (October 28, 2022)………More often than not, the most preferred method of ending a drought isn’t one that involves heading straight into the desert.However, Emerson Axsom found the arid surroundings of southwestern Arizona quite replenishing on Friday night during the 55th Annual Chapman Chevrolet of Yuma Western World Championships Presented by Yuma Insurance & Avanti at Somerton’s Cocopah Speedway.For Axsom (Franklin, Ind.), it had been more than eight months since he last visited…

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Three World Short Track Hornet winners crowned, Heat Races set stage for Saturday’s finale

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing DIRTcar.com Slone, Presnell, Windham score World Short Track Hornet Friday Feature wins CONCORD, NC (Oct. 28, 2022) – The first three DIRTVision Hornet Features for the seventh annual World Short Track Championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte saw two repeat victors and a first-time winner. With 55 Hornets entered for the division’s marquee event, the field was split into three 15-lap Features Friday night. Zack Slone, in his first ever World Short Track Championship start, claimed his first event victory in the first Feature, while Newman Presnell and…

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BOUC & ROBINSON TOP 50TH CAMP BARNES EVENT AT GEORGETOWN

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News from Delaware’s Historic Georgetown Speedway Media Contact: Brett Deyo – georgetownspeedway@gmail.com or 302.563.4896 (GTWN) Bouc & Robinson Lead 50th Camp Barnes Benefit Stock Car Race Victors Thursday at Georgetown Written by Chris Moore GEORGETOWN, DE – About time. After several near triumphs, broken racecars, and being towed off after wrecks, Danny Bouc exercised his Georgetown Speedway demons for his first career victory at the Sussex County half-mile oval. “It’s been four or five years in the making, I can’t thank Craig and Leslie Pondish enough,” uttered an elated Bouc in Victory Lane. “They’ve given me everything I needed; it just hasn’t worked out down…

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Pedulla, Rogers, Dotson, Stefanski Win All-Star Features to Open World Short Track Championship

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Zackery Kloosterman Photo Contact: Jordan DeLucia, DIRTcar Racing PR Coordinator Credit: DIRTcar Racing  DIRTcar.com North Carolina’s Stephen Pedulla Opens World Short Track Championship with Pro Late Model Championship Feature Win CONCORD, NC – Oct. 27, 2022 – Stephen Pedulla will never forget The Dirt Track at Charlotte. After a year of frustration, the Kannapolis, NC driver finally had everything go his way, leading all 20 laps to win the Fox Factory Pro Late Model Championship Feature Thursday night at the seventh annual World Short Track Championship. Pedulla grabbed the lead from the pole position while trying to pull away from challengers Ricky Greene and…

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Mike Marlar Grabs Fourth World of Outlaws Win of 2022 at US 36

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Jacy Norgaard Photo Contact: Mike Warren, World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator Credit: World of Outlaws worldofoutlaws.com/latemodels/ WARRIOR PRIDE: Mike Marlar Grabs Fourth World of Outlaws Win of 2022 at US 36 Dennis Erb Jr. mathematically secures 2022 Series Championship, while Rookie of the Year battle tightens OSBORN, MO – October 23, 2022 – After an up-and-down weekend with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models, Mike Marlar saved his best performance for last Sunday night at US 36 Raceway.  The Winfield, TN driver stormed past Chase Junghans for the lead on Lap 26 and led the final 14…

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BOUC LEGENDS OF THE FALL WNNER, TOTH CROWNED HIGH GEAR TOWING CHAMP

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Harry Meeks Sr. Photo BOUC LEGENDS OF THE FALL WNNER, TOTH CROWNED HIGH GEAR TOWING CHAMP  Shut out of victory lane during the 2022 NES regular season, former track champion, Danny Bouc, was up to the challenge Saturday night winning the 75 lap Legends of the Fall feature. The victory, his fifteenth at the Route 539 speedway, was no walk in the park though as the action up front was fierce from green to checkered flag.  By the luck of the draw, Jack Butler drew the number two starting position and quickly outran polesitter Matt Stangle for the lead with…

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Mahoning Fall Brawl was a thriller.Brian DeFebo holds off Austin Kochenash and Kyle Strohl

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Jack Carlino, Owner/Promoter: 610-674-2547   email: Mvf443@gmail.com Dino Oberto, General Manager: 570-401-8168   email: dlmo@ptd.net Todd Baer, Operations Manager: 610-730-7470 email: aquaduckpottstown@gmail.com Website: http://www.mahoningvalley-speedway.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MahoningValleySpeedway COMING EVENTS: Nov. 6 2022 Dorney Park Speedway/Mahoning Valley Speedway Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Mahoning Fall Brawl was a thriller…Brian DeFebo holds off Austin Kochenash and Kyle Strohl; Paulie Hartwig III wins debut of 602 Crate Modifieds By DINO OBERTO (Lehighton, PA 10-22-22) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2022 season came to a conclusion with the second running of the Fall Brawl and for the second time Berwick’s Brian DeFebo was the winner of the headline Modified feature, his third Mahoning win…

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